Chapter 7

Marine Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy: A Mechanistic Overview

Shankar Suman, Sanjay Mishra and Yogeshwer Shukla


Marine resources have rich pharmaceutical values as they encompass a diverse taxonomy of biological species and possess a large-scale of bioactive compounds. The existence of extraordinary chemical diversity of marine resources is used to discover anticancer agent in its natural or derived synthetic form. Marine flora and fauna possess several valuable compounds with immunostimulatory and antioxidant properties, also gained their importance as nutraceuticals as well as in cancer chemoprevention. In this chapter, we have emphasized for overviewing the marine natural products; those having anticancer or cancer chemo-preventive properties, acting against different deregulated cellular and molecular pathways associated with cancer development or progression.

Total Pages: 125-146 (22)

Purchase Chapter  Book Details


.Current and Future Application of Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Medicine.
.Thrombosis in Cancer: .
.Frontiers in Clinical Drug Research - Anti-Cancer Agents.
.Head and Neck Cancer: Hallmarks of The Inflammation Ecosystem.